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Megan Thee Stallion Wants Fans To Stop Pitting Femcees Against Each Other

"They're two different people, two different rappers. It's not even the same."

Megan Thee Stallion's love for women in the music industry is evident. As artists like Lizzo, Kehlani, Ari Lennox and SZA "drive the boat," the Houston rapper has exuded a genuine aura that's appreciated by everyone from Nicki Minaj to Cardi B.

So when the queen of Hot Girl Summer was asked if her latest collab with Minaj would prevent her from collaborating with Cardi, the rapper gave an honest answer.

"I really, really, really, like both of them," the Hot Girl told E!'s Daily Pop Thursday (Aug. 8)."They're two different people, two different rappers. It's not even the same." While calling Minaj as a "big sister" figure, Meg blocked all assumptions that she would be team Nicki or team Cardi and that comparing the two is unnecessary. She continued "I feel like we need to stop trying to compare them... I love both of them, so I would definitely like to collaborate with Cardi, too."

Megan Thee Stallion successfully and surprisingly collaborated with Nicki Minaj on the official "Hot Girl Summer" single with Ty Dolla $ign released Friday (Aug. 9).

Beef between the New York-raised rappers dates back to 2017 after Nicki name-dropped Offset in "Swish Swish" verse. Which then turned in Cardi venting on Instagram about her idols now becoming her rivals. In 2018, the peak of the tense beef made news at a Harper's Bazaar event at New York Fashion Week on (Sept. 7) when Cardi threw a shoe at one of Minaj's entourage members.

Despite their strained relationship, maybe Meg can invite the duo to "Drive the boat" and make amends.

Cardi B recently showed love to her favorite women in the rap game following Jermaine Dupri's comments towards female rappers. The Bronx native took to social media to shed a light on artists like Rapsody, Tierra Whack, Kamaiyah, and Chika who use clever wordplay in their raps.

Nicki has done the same in the past, with love to legends like Foxy Brown and Queen Latifah. Despite assumptions from critics, the entertainer has also given shine to new talent like Kash Doll, Maliibu Miitch and Asian Doll.

In a previous interview with Yesha Callahan of Essence, Megan spoke to the idea of female rap beef, suggesting there's nothing wrong with friendly competition.

"I feel like since, like, forever, it has only been, like, one female rapper at a time," she said. "And naturally, women are competitive. So I feel like, without beef, hip-hop probably wouldn’t even be what it is, so it’s good to have, like, a little friendly competition here and there.”

The 24-year-old artist added: “Just because we might be rapping about some of the same things, we’re not doing it in the same way. There’s enough room for all of us to eat. So as soon as we can get that together, then we’ll be all right.”

 

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We've all seen how married rappers Papoose and Remy have championed the feeling, but now we have the theme song for the movement of "Black Love." Producer to the stars, Salaam Remi has enlisted the talents of the golden voiced siren, Teedra Moses and the world's favorite DJ, D-Nice for this feel good roller-skating jam.

The video, directed by Remi and @itsjustati⁣, takes place on "Black Love Beach" and has Moses dancing freely through the sands and spotlights other couples hugged up and smiling throughout the clip. The rolling bassline and the way the drums hit compliment Moses' high flying vocals of just wanting to love her significant other. Give a big shout out to the wonderful video edits, by Tatiana Crooks, of a quarantining D-Nice interspersed.

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Remi chose the winner, @B_Trenton (Congrats!) and he will be featured on the remixed version of the song, "Is It Cus I'm Black," previously released a few weeks ago. Partnering with VIBE for the search, Remi cycled through the contestants and picked the winner on the connection he felt to his vocals. The prize was being featured on the track along side of Anthony Hamilton, Black Thought, Cee-Lo Green, Syleena Johnson, & Stephen Marley. Check out the IG Live he conducted with B Trenton below.

 

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Video Premiere: Kay Anthony Links With Dot Demo On New Single "Bless Me"

It's a meeting of the dope guys. I say that with all realness as I've been a witness of seeing these two incredible MCs come up and claim their spots these last few years. They have done the solo push through the murky waters of being independent artists, learning the ups and downs of the music industry. After collecting their bumps and bruises, Kay Anthony of Brooklyn and Dot Demo of the Bronx are finally in their full swing of producing songs that showcase their matured sounds and amazing visuals.

Linking on Anthony's newest single, "Bless Me," the fellas flow and find pockets of greatness that will surely be a marker of times to come. The music has a deep pulse feel and is a smoker's delight, with it's wavy bassline and cool out hook: "Asking for the universe to bless..." The visuals, shot by Chapter.02, are smooth and "we outside-ish."

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Cardi B Returns With “WAP” Video Feat. Megan Thee Stallion

After a nine-month music hiatus, Cardi B delivered a new single. The Bronx rapper unveiled the music video for, “WAP,” featuring Meghan Thee Stallion on Friday (Aug. 7).

Ahead of the single's release, Cardi and Meg hopped on YouTube for a live stream session with fans. The colorful music video features guest appearances from Normani, Rosalia and more.

On Tuesday (Aug. 4), Cardi posted an emotional video on Instagram thanking everyone for the positive feedback on the “WAP” announcement and album artwork. The single is also being sold on vinyl and cassette tape.

“Thank ya’ll so much for all the love I received,” Cardi said. “Ya’ll don’t even know how ya’ll had me feeling. I haven’t dropped a song in nine months so I feel like I’m staring all over again. The feeling that I had yesterday, ya’ll really had me tears. From my fans to people that [are] probably not really my fans, they were showing so much love and support for this new song.

“I just wanna say thank ya’ll so much. Ya’ll don’t even know how ya’ll had me feeling,” she continued. “Ya’ll had me f*cking crying.”

 

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Single droppin this Friday! WAP feat. @theestallion #Wap

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The track marks Megan's latest major collaboration after Beyonce joined her on “Savage” remix, which landed the Houston rapper her first No. 1 single. “Wap” could end up being the second chart-topper for both Cardi and Meg.

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